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WakuWaku Ramen & Sake to Open New Location in Harvard Square

[This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood that opened a couple of years ago is expanding across the river. According to a source, Wak...

  • Massachusetts Jan 10

    In Defense of the Greater Boston Food Scene

    Let’s be honest: There are better food cities in the United States than Boston. But to drop it all the way to last place? I’m sorry, but some of us got pretty ripped by this take from blogger Matthew Yglesias who, living in Washington, D.C., may not know what “ripped” means, but here’s a hint to those who aren’t...

  • boston restaurant talk Jan 11

    Avenue Deli in Lexington Opens New Location in Newton Centre

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A deli in the northwest suburbs has been joined by another location a few miles to the south. According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Avenue Deli in Lexington Center has expanded to a new outlet in Newton Centre, taking over the space o...
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 10

    Decades-Old North Shore Dive Bar for Sale

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A decades-old dive bar on the North Shore is on the market. According to a source, the Riptide Lounge in Marblehead is up for sale, with Sam Gifford of Churchill Properties indicating that the building is priced at $1 million, including the second floor above the watering hole. The li...
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 10

    New Restaurant Opening in Former Bertucci's Space in Andover

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new wood-fired pizza restaurant is on its way to a former Bertucci’s space north of Boston. According to an article from the Andover News, Brooksy’s is getting ready to open on Main Street in the center of town, with the place offering beer and wine in addition to pizza and......
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 10

    New Detroit-Style Pizza Joint Opens in Charlestown

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new dining spot featuring a type of pizza that’s not all that easy to find in the Boston area has debuted after being in the works for nearly two years. According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Johnny Pomodoro is now open in......
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 9

    Opus in Salem Is Closing; New Concept Coming to the Space

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A North Shore restaurant and bar known in part for its live music venue downstairs is shutting down and being replaced by a new spot under the same ownership. According to an article from Vanyaland, Opus in Salem is closing its doors, with the restaurant part on the ground floor saying farewell...
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 5

    Korean BBQ Restaurant May Be Opening in White Horse Tavern Space In Allston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] Last spring it was reported that a longtime dining and drinking spot in Allston had shut down, and now we have learned what might be going into the space. According to a source, Jongro BBQ Market is apparently looking to open in Allston, moving into the space on Brighton Avenue that had…...
  • boston restaurant talk Jan 4

    Porcini's in Watertown Is Closing After 23 Years in Business

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] An Italian and Mediterranean restaurant west of Boston that is known in part for its working fireplace and garden patio is shutting down. According to a source, Porcini’s in Watertown is getting ready to close its doors, with a post on its website saying the following: It saddens us to ha...
  • Somerville Jan 3

    Tanám at Bow Market in Somerville's Union Square Is Closing

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] One of the few Filipino dining spots in the Greater Boston area is shutting down. According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Tanám at Bow Market in the Union Square section of Somerville is closing its doors, with an Instagram post from ow...
  • dumplings Dec 29, 2022

    Dumpling Daughter Planning Move Into Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A trio of Chinese restaurants known in part for their dumplings is expanding to a fourth location, and this will be its first within the Boston city limits. A message from the business confirms what a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page had mention...
  • boston restaurant talk Dec 27, 2022

    Zestfriendz in Swampscott Has Closed

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A North Shore bakery and cocktail bar has shut down after being in business for a bit more than a year. According to a source, Zestfriendz in Swampscott is no longer in operation, with a Facebook post from the Humphrey Street spot saying that “Sadly we have decided not to re-open aft...
  • boston restaurant talk Dec 27, 2022

    Popeyes Opens New Location in Greater Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new location of a chain of chicken spots has come to the local area after being in the works for about a year and a half. According to a source (Aron Levy), Popeyes is now open in Woburn, moving into the former D’Angelo space on Mishawum Road. The new location...

  • boston restaurant talk Dec 19, 2022

    Medford Brewing Company Opens in West Medford

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A former contract brewery has debuted its very own brewery and taproom after being in the works for nearly four years. According to a Facebook post from the place, Medford Brewing Company is now open in West Medford, moving into an old auto body shop on Harvard Avenue. Co-founders Nick Bolitho ...
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